Images: Shyu, Acting ASA (ALT), checks out NIE 12.2 [Image 1 of 6]
Photo by Sgt. Sean Harriman
Spc. Allison Ferrone, a radio operator for the 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, describes the different systems under evaluation to Heidi Shyu, the acting assistant secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology, during her walk through of the Network Integration Evaluation 12.2, May 11, 2012 at Fort Bliss, Texas. The NIE is a soldier-led series of evaluations that assesses potential network capabilities in a robust operational environment to determine whether they perform as needed, conform to the network architecture and are interoperable with existing systems.